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Mesoscale Discussion 229
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   MESOSCALE DISCUSSION 0229
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   0942 PM CDT SAT MAR 29 2014

   AREAS AFFECTED...NRN NC INTO S CNTRL VA

   CONCERNING...TORNADO WATCH 44...

   VALID 300242Z - 300415Z

   THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT FOR TORNADO WATCH 44 CONTINUES.

   SUMMARY...THE SEVERE THREAT CURRENTLY APPEARS MINIMAL...AND
   ADDITIONAL WATCHES ARE NOT EXPECTED. A FEW STRONG WIND GUSTS WILL
   REMAIN POSSIBLE INTO VA.

   DISCUSSION...SMALL BUT ORGANIZED CLUSTER OF STORMS WHICH POSSIBLY
   PRODUCED A TORNADO ACROSS CNTRL NC CONTINUES NWD AND IS APPROACHING
   THE VA BORDER. UPDRAFTS SOUTH OF THIS MAIN STORM HAVE BEEN
   WEAK...LIKELY DUE TO THE COOLING BOUNDARY LAYER AND DRY SLOT MOVING
   IN OVERHEAD. WHILE STORMS MAY PERSIST FOR SOME TIME INTO SERN
   VA...THE SEVERE THREAT SHOULD BE LOW WITH ONLY GUSTY WINDS LIKELY.

   ..JEWELL.. 03/30/2014


   ATTN...WFO...AKQ...RAH...

   LAT...LON   37297698 36497743 36077808 36207837 36657831 37217805
               37447781 37487729 37297698 

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